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Yeniseian Peoples and Languages: A History of Yeniseian Studies with an Annotated Bibliography and a Source Guide

by Edward J. Vajda

The Kets of Central Siberia are perhaps the most enigmatic of Siberia's aboriginal tribes. Today numbering barely 1,100 souls living in several small villages on the middle reaches of the Yenisei, the Kets have...


Judaism, Philosophy, Culture: Selected Studies by E. I. J. Rosenthal

by Erwin Rosenthal

One of the outstanding interpreters of Jewish culture in the twentieth century has been Erwin Rosenthal. This book contains some of his most influential work, ranging from the nature of Jewish political thought,...


Japan and the Dutch 1600-1853

by Grant K. Goodman

This is the history of Dutch influence on Japan during the so-called 'closed centuries' between 1640 and 1853. Dutch maritime traders provided the only commercial link which Japan maintained with the west, and...


Birth Control in China 1949-2000: Population Policy and Demographic Development

by Thomas Scharping

This comprehensive volume analyses Chinese birth policies and population developments from the founding of the People's Republic to the 2000 census. The main emphasis is on China's 'Hardship Number One Under...


The House in Southeast Asia: A Changing Social, Economic and Political Domain

by Signe Howell & Stephen Sparkes

Explores the concept of 'house' in the context of Levi-Strauss' idea of the house as a link between kinship-based societies and class societies, developing this further into an examination of a conjuncture of...


Ismaili Hymns from South Asia: An Introduction to the Ginans

by Zawahir Moir & Christopher Shackle

The Aga Khans have long played a prominent part on the international stage, but much less tends to be understood about the most important group of their followers, the Khoja Ismailis of South Asia, who are now...


Barbarian Lens: Western Photographers of the Qianlong Emperor's European Palaces

by Regine Thiriez

Part of the prestigious academic book series Documenting the Image, this is a fascinating survey illustrated by extremely rare photographs of the burned architectural and landscape complex known as the Rape...


Japan's Foreign Policy Maturation: A Quest for Normalcy

by Kevin Cooney

The sudden end of the Cold War took the Japanese foreign policy community by surprise. The Yoshida Doctrine which served Japanese foreign policy so well during the Cold War is no longer a viable foreign policy...


The Body Politic: Foundings, Citizenship, and Difference in the American Political Imagination

by Catherine A. Holland

This work advances an original thesis that challenges the dominant schools of thought concerning the liberal tradition in the US.


The Changing Climate (Routledge Revivals): Selected Papers

by H. H. Lamb

First published in 1966 these collected papers, written by the distinguished and visionary climatologist Hubert H. Lamb, describe how climates come about and give a history of climatic changes from the last...


International Encyclopedia of Social Policy

by Tony Fitzpatrick, Huck-ju Kwon & Nick Manning

Available in paperback for the first time, this milestone work offers an in-depth treatment of all aspects of the discipline and practice of social policy globally. Supported by a distinguished international...


Mediterranean Mosaic: Popular Music and Global Sounds

by Goffredo Plastino

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Climate Change and Vulnerability and Adaptation: Two Volume Set

by Neil Leary, Cecilia Conde & Jyoti Kulkarni

'Sound and solid case studies on vulnerability and adaptation have been woefully lacking in the international discourse on climate change. This set of books begins to bridge the gap.' Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary...


State of the World 2007: Our Urban Future

by Worldwatch Institute

'The environmentalist's bible,' Times Higher Education Supplement. 'Essential reading,' The Good Book Guide In this 24th edition of State of the World, long established as the most authoritative and accessible...


Aristotle

by John B. Morrall

First published in 1977 this volume is the only account published in English in the 20th century to be exclusively devoted to an interpretation of Aristotle's political thought (as distinct from commentaries,...


John Locke

by Geraint Parry

From earliest times Locke's writings have been the subject of controversy. An intellectual caught up in the politics of late 17th century England, his writings on politics reveal a man attempting to combine...


Hegel

by Raymond Plant

First published in 1973 this volume demonstrates the interconnection between Hegel's political and metaphysical writings. This book provides a point of entry into Hegel's system of ideas. Condemned unread, and...


Communication Studies: The Essential Resource

by Andrew Beck, Peter Bennett & Peter Wall

This book brings together a huge range of material including academic articles, film scripts and interplanetary messages adrift on space probes with supporting commentary to clarify their imporatance to the...


New Ways in Management Training: A technical college develops its services to industry

by Geoffrey Hutton & Cyril Sofer

Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences....


Studies on Psychosis: Descriptive, psycho-analytic and psychological aspects

by John L. Cameron, Dr Thomas Freeman Md Frcp & Thomas Freeman

Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences....